• DD35 testing on the CBQ?

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Discussion relating to the BN, and its predecessors GN, NP, CB&Q, SP&S, SL-SF, and their subsidiaries. Visit the Friends of the Burlington Northern for more information.
  by ChicagoRailFan
 
I saw a slide on EBay that had a DD35B demonstrator sandwiched between 2 CB&Q Locomotives. Did the CB&Q test these DD35Bs or was is just on it's way to somewhere else?

  by SSW9389
 
Interesting. Is the slide dated? The DD35 demo set was built in the Summer of 1963 prior to the start up of the "35" production line.

  by Engineer Spike
 
I wonder if the Q was trying the unit. It could be that EMD intended to demonstrate this unit for UP, which did buy the DD35. If this was the case, it may have been on a GI train.